Lawyer – Disputes and Investigations (Regulatory Investigations) | A&L Goodbody LLP

Lawyer – Disputes and Investigations (Regulatory Investigations)

We currently have opportunities for bright, personable and enthusiastic lawyers to join our dynamic team within our market leading Disputes and Investigations practice. The firm has a state of the art group combining litigation and investigations with a market leading and a specialist practice focusing on financial services regulatory investigations.

This particular role will help to provide a comprehensive response to business critical regulatory issues and disputes for financial services clients. You will get an opportunity to work closely with leading experts in this field and be at the cutting edge of regulatory risk, investigations, and white collar crime.

Our broader team takes a 'joined up' collaborative approach between technical financial services regulatory experts in our Financial Regulatory Group and contentious lawyers in our Disputes and Investigations Group. This role focuses on contentious regulatory matters, enforcement investigations and related litigation as part of this cross-practice offering, based within the Disputes and Investigations Group.

We would like to hear from any interested solicitors, whether practicing locally or considering returning to Ireland, with experience/interest gained in some or all of the following areas:

Skills, experience and characteristics required

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2 + years relevant PQE within a large, medium or boutique corporate law firm.

  • Expertise in regulatory investigations including by the Central Bank of Ireland or Financial Conduct Authority, Data Protection Commissioner or the CCPC is essential.
  • Experience in conducting or responding to Central Bank of Ireland / Financial Conduct Authority investigations is an advantage.
  • Experience in handling civil litigation claims, judicial reviews and other appeals or adjudications (such as financial services and pensions ombudsman complaints and statutory appeals) in the financial services or related sectors.
  • You will strive for excellence in all aspects of your profession.
  • You will thrive in a collaborative team, focused on excellent communication.
  • You will be open to new ways of meeting client needs including leveraging technology and innovation resources within A&L Goodbody.
  • You want to make an impact and add value in a progressive firm with agile working practices.

What We Offer

At A&L Goodbody we pride ourselves on the high calibre of our employees. We place strong emphasis on career development and enabling our people to excel in their careers. Our work environment is friendly, professional and collaborative. In addition to working with a market leading team we offer:

  • A competitive remuneration package.
  • Discretionary performance bonus.
  • Access to the firms marquee training and development programmes, delivered through the ALG School of Business and Law.
  • Pension and health insurance contribution, marriage/civil partnership gratuity and leave, life insurance, complimentary conveyancing allowance and a subsidised restaurant and coffee shop.

Contact

If you would like to discuss The Team or this opportunity in confidence please contact Sinead Grant, Talent Manager – sgrant@algoodbody.com.